palynology

noun
pal·​y·​nol·​o·​gy | \ ˌpa-lə-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce palynology (audio) \

Definition of palynology

: a branch of science dealing with pollen and spores

Other Words from palynology

palynological \ ˌpa-​lə-​nə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce palynological (audio) \ or less commonly palynologic \ ˌpa-​lə-​nə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce palynologic (audio) \ adjective
palynologically \ ˌpa-​lə-​nə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce palynologically (audio) \ adverb
palynologist \ ˌpa-​lə-​ˈnä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce palynologist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of palynology

1944, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for palynology

Greek palynein to sprinkle, from palē fine meal

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Palystes

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